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Lexicon :: Strong's H8142 - šēnā'

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Part of Speech
feminine noun
Root Word (Etymology)
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TWOT Reference: 928c

Strong’s Definitions

שֵׁנָה shênâh, shay-naw'; or שֵׁנָא shênâʼ; (Psalm 127:2), from H3462; sleep:—sleep.

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x

The KJV translates Strong's H8142 in the following manner: sleep (23x).

KJV Translation Count — Total: 23x
The KJV translates Strong's H8142 in the following manner: sleep (23x).
  1. sleep

Strong’s Definitions [?](Strong’s Definitions Legend)
שֵׁנָה shênâh, shay-naw'; or שֵׁנָא shênâʼ; (Psalm 127:2), from H3462; sleep:—sleep.
STRONGS H8142: Abbreviations
שֵׁנָה, שֵׁנָא, שְׁנָת noun feminine sleepשֵׁנָה Psalm 90:5 + 3 times; שֵׁנָא Psalm 127:2, שְׁנָת [H8153 Psalm 132:4] (Ges§ 80 g, h.); construct שְׁנַת Jeremiah 51:39 + 3 times; שְׁנָתִי Genesis 31:40; Jeremiah 31:26, etc.; plural absolute שֵׁנוֺת Proverbs 6:10; Proverbs 24:33; — sleep Genesis 28:16 (J), Judges 16:14, 20; Proverbs 3:24; Proverbs 6:9; Proverbs 20:13; Ecclesiastes 5:11; Jeremiah 31:26; Zechariah 4:1; Proverbs 6:4 (|| תְּנוּמָה); מְעַט שֵׁנוֺת מְעַט תְּנוּמוֺת Proverbs 6:10 = Proverbs 24:33 (these two of sluggard אִישׁ עָצֵל; see also Proverbs 6:9; Proverbs 20:13); note also וַתִּדּד שְׁנָתִי מֵעֵינָ֑י Genesis 31:40 (E) and my sleep fled from mine eyes; נָ֑דֲדָה שְׁנַת הַמֶּלֶךְ Esther 6:1; וְנִגְזְלָה שְׁנָתָם Proverbs 4:16; וּשְׁנָתוֺ נִהְיְתָה עָלָיו Daniel 2:1; שֵׁנָה בְּעֵינָיו אֵינֶנּוּ רֹאֵה Ecclesiastes 8:16; אִם אֶתֵּן שְׁנָת לְעֵינָ֑י [H8153 Psalm 132:4] (all of lack of sleep); יִתֵּן לִידִידוֺ שֵׁנָ֑א Psalm 127:2 = he giveth to his beloved in sleep, compare Ges§ 118, 3; of sleep of death (so Arabic bdb044601Dozyii. 806) Job 14:12; Psalm 90:5 (compare De Che); so, as accusative of congnate meaning with verb, Psalm 76:6; Jeremiah 51:39, 57 (in these two שְׁנַתעֿוֺלָם).
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BLB Scripture Index of Brown-Driver-Briggs


28:16; 31:40; 31:40


16:14; 16:20






76:6; 90:5; 90:5; 127:2; 127:2


3:24; 4:16; 6:4; 6:9; 6:9; 6:10; 6:10; 20:13; 20:13; 24:33; 24:33


5:11; 8:16


31:26; 31:26; 51:39; 51:39; 51:57






Word / Phrase / Strong's Search

Strong's Number H8142 matches the Hebrew שֵׁנָא (šēnā'),
which occurs 23 times in 23 verses in the WLC Hebrew.

Unchecked Copy BoxGen 28:16 - Then Jacob awoke from his sleep H8142 and said, “The LORD is certainly in this place, and I did not know it!”
Unchecked Copy BoxGen 31:40 - This is how I was: by day the [fn]heat consumed me and the frost by night, and my sleep H8142 fled from my eyes.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:14 - So while he slept, Delilah wove the seven locks of his [fn]hair with the web]. And she fastened it with the pin and said to him, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” But he awoke from his sleep H8142 and pulled out the pin of the loom and the web.
Unchecked Copy BoxJdg 16:20 - She said, “The Philistines are upon you, Samson!” And he awoke from his sleep H8142 and said, “I will go out as at other times and shake myself free.” But he did not know that the LORD had departed from him.
Unchecked Copy BoxEst 6:1 - During that night [fn]the king could not sleep H8142, so he gave an order to bring the book of records, the chronicles, and they were read before the king.
Unchecked Copy BoxJob 14:12 - So a man lies down and does not rise.
Until the heavens no longer exist,
[fn]He will not awake nor be woken from [fn]his sleep H8142.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 76:5 - The stouthearted were plundered,
[fn]They sank into sleep H8142;
And none of the [fn]warriors could use his hands.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 90:5 - You have [fn]swept them away like a flood, they [fn]fall asleep H8142;
In the morning they are like grass that [fn]sprouts anew.
Unchecked Copy BoxPsa 127:2 - It is futile for you to rise up early,
To [fn]stay up late,
To eat the bread of painful labor;
This is how He gives to His beloved sleep H8142.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 3:24 - When you lie down, you will not be afraid;
When you lie down, your sleep H8142 will be sweet.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 4:16 - For they cannot sleep unless they do evil;
And [fn]they are robbed of sleep H8142 unless they make someone stumble.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:4 - Give no sleep H8142 to your eyes,
Nor slumber to your eyelids;
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:9 - How long will you lie down, you [fn]lazy one?
When will you arise from your sleep H8142?
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 6:10 - “A little sleep H8142, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to [fn]rest,”
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 20:13 - Do not love sleep H8142, or you will become poor;
Open your eyes, and you will be satisfied with [fn]food.
Unchecked Copy BoxPro 24:33 - “A little sleep H8142, a little slumber,
A little folding of the hands to rest,”
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 5:12 - The sleep H8142 of the laborer is sweet, whether he eats little or much; but the [fn]full stomach of the rich person does not allow him to sleep.
Unchecked Copy BoxEcc 8:16 - When I devoted my [fn]mind to know wisdom and to see the business which has been done on the earth (even though one should [fn]never sleep H8142 day or night),
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 31:26 - At this I awoke and looked, and my sleep H8142 had been pleasant to me.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:39 - “When they become heated up, I will serve them their banquet
And make them drunk, so that they may rejoice in triumph,
And may sleep a perpetual sleep H8142
And not wake up,” declares the LORD.
Unchecked Copy BoxJer 51:57 - “I will make her leaders and her wise men drunk,
Her governors, her officials, and her warriors,
So that they will sleep a perpetual sleep H8142 and not wake up,”
Declares the King, whose name is the LORD of armies.
Unchecked Copy BoxDan 2:1 - Now in the second year of the reign of Nebuchadnezzar, Nebuchadnezzar [fn]had dreams; and his spirit was troubled and his sleep H8142 [fn]left him.
Unchecked Copy BoxZec 4:1 - Then the angel who had been speaking with me returned and woke me, like a person who is awakened from his sleep H8142.
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